A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Jarm in Afghanistan. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.3 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 03:51:26 / December 16, 2019 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 71.0768° East, 36.8416° North, depth 104.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:21:26 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006s07. Unique identifier: us60006s07.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Fayzabad (c. 44 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Khorugh (c. 30 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ishqoshim (c. 26 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Ashkāsham (c. 12 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Jurm (c. 12 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Afghanistan (c. 29 121 000 pop), Tajikistan (c. 7 487 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Khorugh, Fayzabad, Ishqoshim.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km E of Jarm, Afghanistan. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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